MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A University of Minnesota student was the victim of an armed robbery in the Marcy-Holmes neighborhood, according to a university crime alert.
The robbery took place around 10:30 p.m. on Friday, off campus on 7th Street Southeast between 13th Avenue Southeast and 14th Avenue Southeast.
The suspects allegedly came up behind the student, pushed him to the ground and held him down, while threatening him with a handgun and demanding valuables. Two of the suspects went through the man’s pockets.
The student was not injured in the attack but reported losing a number of items.
The three suspects are described as black men, ages 17 to 21, about 5-foot-7 to 5-foot-11 with light to medium builds. The suspect with the gun was wearing dark clothing and a black jacket, with a short fade haircut.
The Minneapolis Police are investigating the robbery. Anyone with information is asked to call the Minneapolis Police Department tip line at (612) 692-8477, reference case number MP-11-348465.